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Rising Sun

Risingsun

Saturday Morning Block

Network

Cartoon Network

Launched

April 15, 2000

Cancelled

March 3, 2001

Runtime

3 hours; 2 hours

Sunday Morning Block

Network

Cartoon Network

Launched

February 23, 2002

Cancelled

January 4, 2003

Runtime

1 hour

Toonami: Rising Sun was a short lived Toonami programming block that premiered on April 15, 2000. The block initially ran Saturday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.[1] On July 8, 2000, the schedule was moved to Saturday mornings from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. In late November, the block lost one hour, airing from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM until March 2001.

The block was initially canceled in early March of 2001. However, the Rising Sun was revived in February of 2002 in a late night/early morning time slot. The revived block aired on Sunday mornings from 2-3 AM and consisted of only Superman: The Animated Series and Batman: The Animated Series for its entire run until 2003.

ProgrammingEdit

SchedulesEdit

First Toonami Rising Sun LineupEdit

Toonami's first Saturday Rising Sun consisted of:[2]

This schedule existed from April 15 - May 13, 2000

Second Toonami Rising Sun LineupEdit

Toonami's second Saturday Rising Sun consisted of:[3]

This schedule existed from May 20 - July 1, 2000

Third Toonami Rising Sun LineupEdit

Toonami's third Saturday Rising Sun consisted of:[4]

This schedule existed from July 8 - September 30, 2000

Fourth Toonami Rising Sun LineupEdit

Toonami's fourth Saturday Rising Sun consisted of:[5]

This schedule existed from October 7 - November 18, 2000

Final Toonami Rising Sun Lineup Edit

Toonami's fifth Saturday Rising Sun consisted of:[6][7][8]

This schedule existed from November 25, 2000 - March 3, 2001

Revived Toonami Rising Sun LineupEdit

This schedule consisted of:[9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

This schedule existed from February 23, 2002 - January 4, 2003

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Data Screen ". cartoonnetwork.com. April 8, 2000. http://web.archive.org/web/20000408175437/http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/favorites/toonami/index.html. Retrieved on November 2, 2016. 
  2. "Cartoon Network T.V. Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. May 11, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20000511054535/http://turner.gist.com/cartoon/tv1.dpg?genres=All+Categories&daypart=9&channel=TOON.12131....est. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  3. "Cartoon Network T.V. Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. June 16, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20000616021253/http://turner.gist.com/cartoon/tv1.dpg?genres=All+Categories&daypart=9&channel=TOON.12131....est. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  4. "Midnight Run & Rising Sun Schedules ". cartoonnetwork.com. August 16, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20000816235457/http://cartoonnetwork.com/TOONAMI/midnight.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  5. "Midnight Run & Rising Sun Schedules ". cartoonnetwork.com. October 14, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20001014142951/http://cartoonnetwork.com/TOONAMI/midnight.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  6. Schedule Saturday, December 16, 2000
  7. Schedule Saturday, January 27, 2001
  8. Schedule Saturday, February 03, 2001
  9. "Batman: The Animated Series Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. February 3, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020203225134/http://alt.cartoonnetwork.com/Schedule/0,3671,CTN%7c0%7c306587%7cEastern,00.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  10. "Batman: The Animated Series Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. April 9, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020409120839/http://alt.cartoonnetwork.com/Schedule/0,3671,CTN%7c0%7c306587%7cEastern,00.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  11. "Batman: The Animated Series Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. June 2, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020602061914/http://alt.cartoonnetwork.com/Schedule/0,3671,CTN%7c0%7c306587%7cEastern,00.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  12. "Superman: The Animated Series Schedule ". cartoonnetwork.com. June 2, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020602071644/http://alt.cartoonnetwork.com/Schedule/0,3671,CTN%7c0%7c314820%7cEastern,00.html. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  13. "TV Schedule - Superman: The Animated Series ". cartoonnetwork.com. October 12, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20021012182009/http://schedule.cartoonnetwork.com/servlet/ScheduleServlet?action=viewAll&showID=314820&show=Superman:+The+Animated+Series. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  14. "TV Schedule - Batman: The Animated Series ". cartoonnetwork.com. August 8, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020808101203/http://schedule.cartoonnetwork.com/servlet/ScheduleServlet?action=viewAll&showID=306587&show=Batman:+The+Animated+Series. Retrieved on February 19, 2015. 
  15. "TV Schedule - Batman: The Animated Series ". cartoonnetwork.com. December 16, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20021216194033/http://schedule.cartoonnetwork.com/servlet/ScheduleServlet?action=viewAll&showID=306587&show=Batman:+The+Animated+Series. Retrieved on February 19, 2015.